All posts by Philip Chong

EICMA Show: 2019 Honda CB650R made its debut

Honda brings a fresh new approach to the ultra-competitive naked middleweight arena, with the Neo Sports Café styling of the Honda CB650R. The classically- Honda four-cylinder engine propels a lightweight chassis with high-revving brio, and premium specifications throughout include 41mm...

/ November 7, 2018

EICMA Show: Honda unveils 2019 edition of the CBR500R

Honda’s fully-faired CBR500R – launched in 2013 alongside the naked CB500F and adventure-styled CB500X – gives a genuine sporting energy to its fun-focused twin-cylinder ‘light middleweight’ trio. Suitable for riders looking to move up from a smaller machine, it instils the...

/ November 7, 2018

BMW Motorrad announces WorldSBK return with Tom Sykes and Markus Reiterberger

BMW Motorrad is making a comeback to WorldSBK championship with a Factory team in 2019, following the German company’s unveiling of the new S1000RR during the annual motorcycle show, EICMA in Milan. The return of BMW’s Factory effort will see the...

/ November 7, 2018

Honda NSR150RR: Rebuilt from junk status and ready to ride for RM5,800

During the reign of 2-stroke motorcycles in Malaysia, one particular sports motorcycle stands out from the rest. That motorcycle is none other than the Honda NSR150RR, wholly assembled in Thailand and imported into Malaysia by Boon Siew Honda (BSH). The...

/ November 6, 2018

Behold the new Ducati Panigale V4 R Debuts with 217hp & Winglets

Ducati, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer has unveiled the 2019 Panigale V4 R, complete with winglets and a massive 217hp, despite having a smaller engine capacity of 998cc than this year’s Panigale V4 S, which is set at 1100cc. The new...

/ November 6, 2018

Marc Marquez’s 70th career win in Sepang earns Honda the 2018 MotoGP Constructors Title

Photos: Repsol Honda From 7th on the Sepang starting grid to the 70th win in his career: In Malaysia, Marc Marquez took his ninth win this season and his 44th in MotoGP class, earning Honda its 24th Premier Class Constructors...

/ November 4, 2018

80th career pole for Marquez at rainy Sepang Circuit, but he’ll start from third row

Today Marc Marquez took an historic 80th pole position across all classes, despite the tricky conditions that affected qualifying day at Sepang Circuit. Nonetheless, he’ll start tomorrow’s race from seventh place on the grid after being sanctioned with a six-place penalty....

/ November 3, 2018

Honda Africa Twin now available in Matt Ballistic Black Metallic

For the latest color update, the standard variant model of the Africa Twin will now features the Matt Ballistic Black Metallic to complement the existing color palettes available in the AT line-up to the Malaysian buyers. The new color would...

/ November 1, 2018

Q & A with five-time 500cc World Champion Mick Doohan

“Marc would not have had any problems with a 500cc bike, because great riders like him are able to adapt to any machinery” The above was said by Mick Doohan, Repsol Honda’s former 5-time 500cc world champion, who is as...

/ October 31, 2018

Repsol Honda Team head to Malaysia for the last stint of the tripleheader

After a brief stop in Indonesia to meet his numerous local fans at a Pull & Bear store in Jakarta, Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez headed to Malaysia to join his team at the Sepang International Circuit, which will play...

/ October 29, 2018